2016 was a banner year for Comicpalooza. It was an unbelievable show with nearly 44,000 in attendance! By offering over 3,000 hours of programming, Comicpalooza continues to be the best multi-format pop culture con in the southwest which includes Comic Books, music experiences, Cosplay, the Comicpalooza Film Festival, a literary conference, a Live Art Auction, Celebrity Karaoke and Lasertag, a spacious Maker Space, Mars Rover rides, video and tabletop gaming, sports programming including professional wrestling, roller derby bouts, and MUCH MORE! Oh, and did we mention the celebrities? In 2016, we had a wide range of amazing celebrity guests including the 30th Anniversary of Aliens including Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn, Paul Reiser, as well as Sons Of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam, Michael Rooker, Norman Reedus and Lennie James, as well as Kate Beckinsale, Sean Patrick Flanery, Water Koenig, Dominic Cooper, Ric Flair, David Prowse, Eliza Dushku, and comic guests such as Bernie Wrightson, Joe Kelly, Joe Casey, Matt Hawkins and Top Cow Comics, Adam Kubert and many more.